- Published: 28 December 2010 28 December 2010
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
A new SS-Jäger Bataillon 501 was formed at Moorlager from the 3rd battalion of SS Field Recruit Depot Bobruisk. It was attached to 3. Panzer-Armee and fought the Red Army. It fought the Polish Home Army during the Warsaw uprising August - September 1944, being attached to the Dirlewanger regiment.
It was disbanded in September 1944 and its personnel was transferred to SS-Panzergrenadier-Ausbildungs-und-Ersatz-Bataillon 35.
CommandersSS-Sturmbannführer Hans Beyerlein
SS-Hauptsturmführer der Reserve Rudolf Bachmann
Manpower strength30 June 1944 942
Order of battle4 x Rifle company
Sources usedAntonio J. Munoz - Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS
Reference material on this unitAntonio J. Munoz - Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS
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